I'm a graphic designer
+ visual storyteller
+ creative thinker

Kristin Lipman believes in doing great, quality work, iterating quickly and thoughtfully and finding creative solutions that will inspire and push the envelope further. She has gained new knowledge, perspective and skills throughout her career, and strives to continue to grow professionally, spiritually and artistically—all while having as much fun as possible. 
With over a decade of experience in editorial design and creative direction, Kristin has learned strong project management skills, organization and a determined work ethic.  Working on a variety of projects amongst staggering deadlines in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment brought her lots of life lessons. Aside from her publication work, she's done a range of design collateral—from posters, brochures and books to identity systems, packaging and textile designs. 
Design captures everything Kristin loves—problem solving, typography, illustration, photography and print.
She's available for new, fun and exciting freelance projects and would love to collaborate:

Awards/ Recognition
AIGA Design Awards, 2017
Book, Honolulu Fashion Week: A Retrospective
Feature, Insider’s Guide to Chinatown
Feature, Cheap Eats
Feature, Into the Woods
Feature, Vegan Dates Hunger
Feature, Cats vs Birds (and Everyone Else)
Typography 31: The Annual of the Type Directors Club
Cover, Best of Honolulu
CRMA Conference, 2017
Speaker, Editorial & Creative, There are Two I’s in Editorial Team
CRMA Awards, 2016
First Place, Spread Design, Sour Poi Awards
Finalist, Spread Design, Always on Track
Finalist, Magazine Section, Calabash 
Finalist, Food Feature Package, All Hail the General
Society of Professional Journalists Awards, 2016
Overall Design, First Place, HONOLULU Magazine
Feature Design, First Place, Shark!
Feature Design, Finalist, Cheap Eats
Magazine Cover, Finalist, Where to Eat Now
Magazine Cover, Finalist, Cheap Eats
Hawaii Publishers Association Awards, 2016
Excellence in Cover Design, First Place, Best of Honolulu
Excellence in Design, Second Place,  All Hail the General
Directories, First Place, All-Island Restaurant Guide
Directories, Second Place, Private School Guide
AIGA Design Awards, 2015
Cover, Best of Honolulu, July 2015
Feature, Viva La Color, HONOLULU Shops, Summer 2015
Feature, Everything Guide to Coffee
Book, HONOLULU Fashion Week
Hawaii Publishers Association Awards, 2015
Trade Magazine, Second Place, HONOLULU Shops
Directories, First Place, Private School Guide
Directories, Second Place,  All-Island Restaurant Guide
Excellence in Cover Design, Second Place, Everything Guide to Coffee
Excellence in Design,Second Place, Everything Guide to Coffee
Society of Professional Journalists Awards, 2015
Overall Page Design, Finalist, HONOLULU Magazine
Magazine Cover, Finalist, Best of Honolulu
Ka Palapala Po‘okela Awards, 2014
Illustration/Photography, First Place, Honolulu Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific: 125 Years of Covers
Society of Professional Journalists Awards, 2014
Information Graphics, First Place, Quality of Life, Hawaii Business Magazine
Special Section,First Place, Quality of Life, Hawaii Business Magazine
Feature Design, Finalist, Everything Guide to Coffee
Magazine Cover, Finalist, Cannery Tales
South Street Gallery, 2013
People’s Choice Award, Phone Camera Photos Exhibition

Hawai‘i’s Top 50 Design Awards 2011 (Top 5), 2007, 2005, 2003,
2002, 2001
Graphic Design Scholarship 2001
Hawai‘i’s Top 5-0 Design Awards Traveling Exhibition, 2007, 2005, 2003, 2002, 2001
Photo Essay, First Place 2011, 2008
Feature Photography, Finalist 2011, 2008
Excellence in Design, First Place 2009, Finalist 2010
Cover Design, First Place 2009, Finalist 2010, 2009, 2007
Excellence in Illustration, First Place 2008
Directories, First Place 2011, 2008
Essay Photography, Second Place 2009
Excellence in Design, Second Place 2009
Excellence in Illustration, 2008
General Excellence, Gold Award 2010
Redesign, Finalist 2011
General Excellence, Finalist 2011, 2009
Editorial Design, Finalist 2008
Cover Design, Finalist 2008

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